Oceans and Coasts
Deficient rainfall results in low storage in reservoirs of north, central India
Rising global sea levels as a consequence of climate change is likely to permanently inundate many small islands in future.
Yamuna pollution: Delhi Govt bans soaps and detergents not meeting latest BIS standards
Even before the monsoon sets in, collective stock in 130 major reservoirs 27 percent of total capacity
Coral reefs are said to be one of the most valuable ecosystems on Earth and harbour a wide range of animals and plant species.
On May 26, Cyclone Yaas from the Bay of Bengal hit the coast in Bhadrak district near the Bahanaga block north of Dhamra port
Cyclone Tauktae hit the west coast, while Yaas batters the east coast
On May 17, 2021 Cyclone Tauktae, the first extremely severe cyclone from the Arabian Sea in over two decades, barrelled up the country’s western coast, making its landfall in Gujarat.
Fifty million people in fifteen cities in India have no access to safe, affordable drinking water: UNICEF report